We Teach A.I. Systems Everything, Including Our Biases – The New York Times

Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and lots of digitized books and news articles that could bake old attitudes into new technology.

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test – The New York Times

Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college.

I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.

Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson

Jim Fowler, Naturalist and a Face of TV’s ‘Wild Kingdom,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

Mr. Fowler and Marlin Perkins formed a long-running duo on the documentary series filmed in the wild and sponsored by Mutual of Omaha.

LEGO announce new bricks to help visually impaired children learn Braille

The toymaker announced a new product aimed at helping blind and visually impaired children learn Braille. The product is currently being tested in several different languages and will be widely available in 2020.